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You may be using one or two banana bread recipes but you ought to widen your scope with some more. Or have you been thinking you know the ultimate best banana recipe? I doubt you do. My best banana recipe changes often as I am always altering; removing and adding new touches. You may change your perception after checking out these 8 fascinating banana bread recipes.

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1) VERY BASIC BANANA BREAD RECIPE

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The bread made from this very healthy banana bread recipe is just fantastic. You’re going to love the banana flavor and the delicious taste of the bread; a joy for breakfast. You need just 1 hour and 12 minutes to make this.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ cup of butter
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs(beaten)
  • 2 1/3 cups of mashed overripe bananas

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a loaf pan of 9×5 inch dimensions.
  • Mix flour with baking soda and salt in a sizeable bowl.
  • Beat sugar into butter in another bowl. Pour in mashed bananas and eggs and stir until well combined. Pour and stir this mixture into the flour mixture to combine evenly.
  • Spoon the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Slot into the oven and bake for 1 hour, until a needle inserted into it comes out clean. Then, let bread cool for about 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool

2) VERY EASY BANANA BREAD RECIPE

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This is a healthy banana bread recipe which is so easy and simple to make. Unlike the first, we have some milk added in here. What comes of it? You should be expecting some banana bread that is just more than tasty; an ideal bread for breakfast, perfect with a fruit juice. Considering its simplicity but sumptuousness, it’s arguably the best banana recipe.

INGREDIENTS

  • Butter for greasing
  • 1¾ cups of self-raising flour
  • ¼ cup of plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup of packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup of skim milk
  • 2 eggs(lightly whisked)
  • 50g of butter(melted and cooled)
  • 2 overripe medium bananas(mashed)

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C. Grease an 11 x 21cm loaf pan with the greasing butter and line the pan with parchment or non-stick paper.
  • Sift your flours together with cinnamon into a sizeable bowl. Add in sugar and stir well. In another bowl, carefully stir in eggs, milk, banana and melted butter until evenly combined.
  • Combine both mixtures and stir well, until evenly combined, and then spoon out batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake the batter for 45 to 50 minutes in the preheated oven. If a needle inserted into it comes out clean, eject from oven and cool in pan for about 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack for cooling.

3) VANILLA AND APPLE CINNAMON BANANA BREAD RECIPE

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Is this banana bread recipe healthy? You wouldn’t ask that, would you? This is another very healthy banana bread recipe. It yields a tasty and sweet scented 9-inch loaf of bread which has a combined nutritional value of vanilla bread, apple cinnamon bread, and a regular banana bread.

All it requires is 1 hour 15 minutes and the ingredients below to make this amazing bread.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon of all-purpose flour for apples
  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour plus
  • ¾ cupsof sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1½ cups of mashed ripe spotted bananas
  • ¼ cup of buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 Tablespoons of unsalted butter (melted and cooled)
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1¼ cups of small peeled and diced apples
  • 2 Tablespoons of sanding sugar (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F. Line your 9-inch loaf pan with some parchment paper and grease with a cooking spray.
  • Whisk to combine the cups of flour with baking soda, sugar, salt and cinnamon in a sizeable bowl.
  • Take another bowl and whisk the mashed bananas together with eggs, buttermilk, vanilla extract and the melted butter.
  • Stir the wet mixture into the dry one till evenly combined. Then, in a much smaller bowl, toss the diced apples with the tablespoon of flour for thorough coating.
  • Now fold apples into the batter and spoon batter into the prepared pan.
  • Slot pan into the oven and bake for nearly 55 minutes to 1 hour. If a needle inserted into it comes out clean, it is ready.Eject from oven and cool in pan for 5 to 10minutes before moving to a cooling rack.

4) EASY BANANA BREAD RECIPE FOR PINEAPPLE BANANA

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I first tried this on a Saturday morning. There was no school for the kids and so they helped me make it. It made fantastic and moist loaves of bread for our breakfast. The texture feels good, tastes great and smells better than perfect. It’s an outstanding easy banana recipe that will yield two loaves in 1 hour, 15 minutes. Why is this banana bread recipe healthy? It provides a great fiber and vitamin C filled breakfast to start the day with.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 3 eggs
  • 1¼ cups of canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1 can crushed pineapple (drained)
  • 2 cups of mashed ripe bananas

DIRECTIONS:

  • Get your oven preheated to 350° and grease two 8 x 4-inch loaf baking pan.
  • Mix flour, salt, sugar, cinnamon and baking soda into a sizeable bowl.
  • Take another bowl, crack in eggs and beat, and then stir in vanilla and oil. Afterwards, stir in bananas and pineapples as well.
  • Pour this wet mixture into the dry one and stir until evenly mixed and moistened.
  • Spoon the batter into the loaf pans and bake for an hour, until an inserted needle comes out clean. If ready, cool in pan for 10minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

5) PEAR AND BANANA BREAD RECIPE

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Here is another healthy banana bread recipe for you to try out. This bread combines the nutritional benefits of both pears and bananas. Unlike many other banana bread recipes, this one replaces butter with oil which is a much healthier option. What you get from this banana recipe is a moist tasty and fruity loaf of bread. Along with your breakfast, spread some butter on a sliceof this superb bread; it’ll be a memorable breakfast.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1½ cups of self-raising flour
  • 2/3 cups of brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp of ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp of bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 eggs (whisked)
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1/3 cup of oil
  • 1 cup of chopped ripe bananas
  • 1 cup of chopped ripe pears

DIRECTIONS:

  • Get your oven preheated to 170 degrees C and ready your baking pan.
  • Sift your flour into a bowl and then mix in sugar, soda and cinnamon.
  • Take another bowl and whisk the eggs, together with oil and milk.
  • Afterwards, fold the egg mixture into the flour mixture, and stir until evenly combined.
  • Stir in the fruits as well until a uniform batter is formed.
  • Now, spoon out the batter into the prepared loaf pan. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes. When ready, cool for about 5 to 10 minutes before slicing or serving.

6) ORANGE BANANA BREAD RECIPE

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Is this banana bread recipe healthy? Absolutely! It’s a fantastic way to feed your body with some citrus and vitamin C. It is also rich in several nutritional ingredients; you can see that from the cooking list. It is completely easy to make and takes just 1 hour and 5 minutes to complete.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon of salt
  • 1½ cups of ripe mashed bananas
  • ¼ cup of butter (melted)
  • 1/3 cup of plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 tablespoon of orange zest
  • ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and spray a 9×5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Mix flours together with sugar, salt and baking soda in a sizeable bowl.
  • In another bowl, mix bananas, yogurt, butter, vanilla and eggs. Whisk till smooth.
  • Fold the flour mixture into the banana mixture, mixing till well combined, and then stir in ground cinnamon and orange zest.
  • Spoon the batter into the readied baking pan and bake for 50 minutes, until needle-tested ready.

7) ORANGE BANANA-NUT BREAD

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Another banana bread recipe healthy for everyone is what we have here. Walnuts are good for your heart, weight reduction and help prevent prostate and breast cancers. Aside nutrition, this bread is very yummy, and even much better when served with a superb topping. If you’d dare; try this out, and then spread on with some cream cheese and thin strawberry slices. It’s a treat you can’t forget.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • ¼ cup of butter (softened)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ cups of mashed ripe banana
  • 1½ tablespoons of grated orange rind
  • 3 tablespoons of fresh orange juice
  • 1/3 cup of chopped walnuts

DIRECTION:

  • Get your oven preheated to 350º and ready an 8½ x 4½-inch loaf pan.
  • Mix up your flour, salt and baking soda in a bowl.
  • In another bowl, beat sugar into butter and then beat in eggs. Afterwards, add in the banana, pineapple juice and rind; beat well until blended. Then, add in the flour mixture while beating at a low speed. When uniformly mixed, stir in your walnuts as well.
  • Spoon the batter into the readied loaf pan and bake for an hour and 5 minutes. When ready, cool in pan for 10 minutes before finally transferring to a wire rack for complete cooling.

8) ZUCCHINI BANANA BREAD RECIPE

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This is my mom’s best banana bread recipe. It had been my best banana recipe too for a long while. What this recipe makes is three mini loaves of bread that taste and feel unique from any other bread you have tried. Anyone who eats this for the first time is likely to ask; what was this made from? It’s just awesome! It’s an easy banana bread recipe that requires just 55 minutes to complete.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of mashed ripe bananas
  • ½ cup of canola oil
  • ½ teaspoon of banana extract
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of shredded zucchini
  • ½ cup of chopped walnuts

DIRECTIONS:

  • Get your oven preheated to 325°F and grease three mini loaf pans (5¾ x 3 x 2-inches).
  • Pour the first six ingredients into a sizeable bowl and mix thoroughly to combine.
  • Crack eggs into a small bowl and mix with the oil and extracts. Pour this mixture into the dry mixture and stir till moist and combined. Then, gently fold in the walnuts and zucchini.
  • Now, spoon the batter into the pans and bake for 45 minutes, until needle-tested ready. When ready, cool in pans for 10 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

Are you contemplating trying these banana bread recipes or are you resolute to sticking to your best banana recipe? Whatever be the case, keep always keep this question in mind when opting for a recipe; “is this banana bread recipe healthy?”  If the answer is yes, feel free to carry on with the healthy banana bread recipe. If there is an easy banana bread recipe you have tried, feel free to share with us.

I wish you an exciting baking.

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